Why Is It Important to Bathe Every Day?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Mar 30, 2020 2:17:08 AM ET

Bathing daily provides physical and psychological benefits; it controls the spread of infection and bacteria and improves self image and confidence as well. Societies, groups and cultures place different levels of importance on bathing. In some places, like the United States and other developed nations, citizens generally bathe on a daily basis to appear fresh and reduce unpleasant body odors.